Pyongyang, September 18 (KCNA) --
The respected Comrade
Accompanying him were DPRK Foreign Minister Choe Son Hui, Marshals of the Korean People's Army Ri Pyong Chol and Pak Jong Chon, DPRK Minister of National Defence Kang Sun Nam, O Su Yong and Pak Thae Song, secretaries of the C.C., WPK, and other senior officials and suite members.
Far Eastern Federal University on Russky Island of Vladivostok City is a large-scale comprehensive scientific, educational and research center, the pride of the Far Eastern region, which has 27 colleges, 47 faculties and more than 400 research centers and labs. In particular, the respected Comrade
He was briefed by the president of the university on the size of the university, its educational system, future development plan and prospect.
Noting that Far Eastern Federal University is dearer to him as it is the place where he met with President Putin for the first time and DPRK students are studying,
The president of the university presented a gift to
Visiting the exhibition houses of Maritime Territory and the Ministry of Industry and Trade, he highly appreciated the remarkable successes made by the Russian people in the fields of economy and science and technology.
He met the DPRK students studying at Far Eastern Federal University.
Greatly excited, the students broke into cheers of "Hurrah!", looking up to
He learned in detail about the studies and life of the students. Saying that the country is hoping and waiting for the successes in their studies and they should become competent sci-tech talents and revolutionary talents who would contribute a large share to the prosperity of the great state by studying harder and making tireless efforts, he had a photo taken with them.
He waved to the students as a token of his goodbye to them.
The respected Comrade
The aquarium, which was opened in 2016, is a scientific education complex contributing to the conservation and propagation of sea creatures and education about them as a branch of the National Scientific Center of Marine Biology in the Far East Federal Region under the Russian Academy of Sciences.
He watched white dolphins and other sea animals performing acrobatic feats at the dolphinarium and looked round various places of the aquarium.
He appreciated the aquarium, successfully built on the initiative and under the attention of President Putin, for winning a reputation as a popular scientific research base and a leisure facility, and expressed thanks to Director Olga Shevchenko for kind guidance.
Alexandr Kozlov, minister of Natural Resources and Ecology of Russia, and Oleg Kozhemyako, governor of the Maritime Territory Administration, hosted a reception in welcome of
Present there on invitation were Foreign Minister of the DPRK Choe Son Hui, Marshals of the Korean People's Army Ri Pyong Chol and Pak Jong Chon, Minister of National Defence of the DPRK Kang Sun Nam, Secretaries of the Central Committee of the Workers' Party of Korea O Su Yong and Pak Thae Song, other senior officials and suite members, DPRK Ambassador to the Russian Federation Sin Hong Chol and DPRK Consul General in Vladivostok Jo Sok Chol.
Senior officials from the capital and local areas of Russia were on hand.
Kozlov, minister of Natural Resources and Ecology of Russia, expressed his will to further expand the cooperation between the two countries, expressing thanks again to the respected Comrade
In his reply speech Pak Thae Song conveyed sincere greetings to the government and people of the Russian Federation that put their sincerest efforts into successfully ensuring the visit. He hoped that the efforts of the Russian people and government to build a powerful country and positively contribute to the independent and peaceful development of mankind by dint of it would bring good results.
A performance was given at the reception by artistes of Vladivostok City.
The reception proceeded in a warm friendly atmosphere.
After the reception,
He was greeted by President Alexandr Generalov and General Director Ludmilla Tekutieva of the Co. Ltd. of the mill.
Being briefed on the mill, he went round its various production processes and had a warm talk with officials of the company.
Generalov presented him with a gift in reflection of the minds of the mill's employees.
He, concluding his visit to Vladivostok City, expressed thanks to the senior officials from the capital and local areas of Russia for their kind greeting and guidance.